Three out of every 10 college students are overweight or obese - and colleges are considering their options when it comes to addressing this growing health crisis. This OnQ report looks at local universities' unique efforts to battle an obesity problem far more serious than the fabled "freshman fifteen."
OffQ panelists discuss a number of hot button issues including the huge budget gap in Pennsylvania, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's request for public safety workers to "clean up their act," glitches on Wall Street and Big Ben's Sport Illustrated cover and article.
Good oral hygiene is about much more than a pretty smile. Your mouth can often impact the health of the rest of your body. OnQ's Tonia Caruso begins a four-part series by explaining why we all need to care about our teeth, gums and more.
Perennials are an indispensable part of every garden, regardless of size. They are a source of back-ground in color and size and provide an abundance of cut flowers.
With the men's choir founded in 1985 and the women's founded in 1995, Renaissance City Choirs are celebrating their 20th anniversary. As Pittsburgh's only gay and lesbian choral group, members seek to empower the LGBT community, add to the cultural community at large, and share their voices.
Tom Rutkoski is the founder for "Abode For Children" a local non-profit providing education and shelter for orphans in Nigeria and India. OnQ's Michael Bartley reports it's just the beginning for this organization as Rutkoski and others plan to expand their mission into other countries.
Who helps patients in financial need when they are facing the most serious medical conditions? This report features Pittsburgh-based Adagio Health and its support for women with breast and cervical cancers.
This beautiful Oakland landmark is a fitting tribute to all war veterans. WQED ollowed the building's impressive renovation. Writer/Producer: David Solomon. Camera/Editing: Paul Ruggieri.
We all know what the Pittsburgh Steelers can do on the football field? But what about on the basketball court? Dave & Dave find out first hand as Franco Harris coaches them, along with a team made up of former heavyweight boxing champ Roy Jones, Jr., NBA great Armon Gillliam, and various Pittsburgh media celebs. It's all part of the big season finale at the Mellon Arena for Pittsburgh's CBA team, The Xplosion. Now that the pads are off, we'll see how tough those Steelers are!